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Alpine skiing 101: Origins and Olympic history


NBC Olympics - Apr 4, 2017
Cross-country skiing has centuries of history as a method of transportation, but alpine skiing only came into existence in the mid-nineteenth century as a sporting activity. The sport spread throughout Europe and the United States as miners held skiing ...
 

2016-17 All-Greater Rochester Alpine Skiing


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Apr 13, 2017
GiGi Vasile readied herself in the starting gate for the giant slalom at Bristol Mountain, fully aware it would be the last competitive race of her career. When the Webster team senior crossed the finish line, she not only was the New York state alpine ...
 

Alpine skiing 101: Equipment


NBC Olympics - Apr 4, 2017
Bindings secure boots to the skis. They are designed to release their hold in the event of a fall. Goggles. Ski goggles, which come in a variety of lens colors, protect the eyes against weather, glare and the effects of speed on the eyes. Helmets ...
 

Alpine Skiing - premium items on eBay

Bode Miller Alpine Skiing (Sony PlayStation 2, 2006)


 

1980 30 Yn China Alpine Skiing Piefort Piedfort NGC PF 68 CAMEO Lake Placid


 

LeRoy Neiman "Alpine Skiing" Serigraph on Paper


 

CHINA 1980 OLYMPICS GOLD 250 YUAN NGC PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO ALPINE-SKIING


 

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Alpine Skiing books

Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet


by: Patrick Thorne
Powder is the definitive guide to the world's top ski and snowboard locations. This comprehensive and visually stunning feast of snow-bound derring-do showcases the very best and most feared descents in the world. Along with classics like Chamonix, Whistler, and Jackson Hole, this book also covers more off-the-beaten-path and exotic locations like the Himalayas, the Atlas Mountains, and the Olympic destination of Socchi in Russia; places that not only stand out for the fantastic skiing, but for the extraordinary scenery found in such uniquely beautiful destinations.
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Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die: Downhill Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations


by: Chris Santella
Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die—the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series—takes readers to some of the world’s most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms.
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Climbing and Skiing Colorado's Mountains: 50 Select Ski Descents


by: Ben Conners, Brian Miller
Climbing and Skiing Colorado’s Mountains is a select guidebook to 50 of the most classic, aesthetic, and iconic backcountry ski descents in the state of Colorado. The book provides accurate information to backcountry skiers and snowboarders, including overviews, maps, photos, and route descriptions for each of the selected 50 descents, while at the same time spurring the reader on to investigate peaks and areas outside of those featured in the book. Unlike other guidebooks, Climbing and Skiing Colorado's Mountains.
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All-Mountain Skier : The Way to Expert Skiing


by: R. Elling

"Covers more information than a week's worth of private lessons."­­Ski magazine

The All-Mountain Skier helps skiers advance their skills with a foolproof, self-instructional program for mastering advanced techniques in even the most challenging conditions. Drawing from his extensive experience as a ski professional, instructor Mark Elling delivers essential advice and information­­including tips from other expert skiers­­to help readers perform like pros.


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Alpine Skiing Mistakes and Crashes


Mistakes and Crashes in alpine Skiing.
 

Alpine Skiing - Activating the Ankles Vol1


Some ideas for training how to engage the lower leg and to activate the ankles in Alpine skiing.
 

Gisin & Maze Tie For Gold - Ladies' Downhill Alpine Skiing Full Event | #Sochi365


12th February 2014 saw one of the most memorable moments in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics as Switzerland's Dominic Gisin and Slovenia's Tina Maze ...
 

Alpine Skiing - Mixed Team Event - Full Replay | Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games


Watch the complete coverage of the Alpine Skiing Mixed Team Event from the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Between February 12th to ...